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CNBC
Mar 18, 2013 6:00am EDT
don't follow some rule of law on these -- >> one more thing, barclay's, one of the few houses putting out research over the weekend put out this bar chart to show the size of the relative costs of banks bailing out the banking system based on gdp. look at cyprus. it is so outside. ireland comes next and greece. spain, italy. they don't even come close. there's 600 billion euros of senior debt in italy. >> three practical questions. first, there's a bank holiday today. there's a bank holiday technically tomorrow. >> probably. >> if you want to get your money out of cyprus, you can't. >> impossible. >> two, when there was a crisis in -- when we thought there was a true crisis going on in italy and spain, corporationes and some institutional investors put their money in, but retail did not for the most part. so what happens in cypress and what happens across the board? even in the u.s. whether we have -- it's called runs. >> why do you touch anybody under the insurance level, though? >> i agree. that's where the writing comes in. >> if you have your money in europe, it's not so c
CNBC
Mar 21, 2013 6:00am EDT
economy. >> right. and if the europeans have laid down -- if the eu has laid down these strict laws, guidelines and said we're not giving beyond that, it's a problem if they cross the imaginary line at that point, anyway. >> and it's fascinating. it really is about russian oligarchs that were parking money in places that they knew -- because the real story is much more interesting. >> you can understand why the germans are like, forget it, we're not bailing them out. >> exactly. and they're fed up in general. it's like seinfeld. they don't forget the -- >> they have a different sense of humor, very different. >> i'm german, too. >> i know. so you're allowed to -- >> i'm allowed to say that. >> let's take a look at the global markets report. kelly evans is standing by in london. kel le, tell us more about any potential ripple effects if there are any. >> becky, here is what is so interesting. if you were to take a glance behind me, having heard the reports from michelle or news out of cyprus or lack thereof this morning, you might think this is contechnologion from that event. not ne
CNBC
Mar 15, 2013 6:00am EDT
. >> mr. greenspan, i want to jump in a little bit. my brother-in-law is a realtor. i remember when we were above 6% of the mortgage and said if we can get to 6%, everything is going to be great, right? that's a terrific rate on a mortgage. now it's if we get to 6%, we're doomed because it's too high. we have become addicted as a nation to low interest rates. what's the methadone? >> the markets will change first and then we will become unaddicted. it always happens that way and i think it's going to happen that way good. >> dr. greenspan, do you think what the fed is doing is working? the stock market is going up. that's the good news. the housing market may be getting better. when you talk about a true broad-based benefit for the country there's an argument that it's actually going to -- still going to the top. >> i think that the best way of looking at the current period is to recognize that asset prices are what is creating a much larger element of support in here than most of the macro economic models. almost everybody assumed when payroll tax went up there was going to be a depar
CNBC
Mar 20, 2013 6:00am EDT
jobs. >> would you say that the labor, the rigid labor laws in europe, france, wherever, does it make you do different things in terms of hiring than in other countries around the world? >> well, you know, it is a different perspective, right? france is a specific, you know, case. >> talk about that. >> yeah, it mean, what needs to be done in france is, you know, to make sure that the labor laws but also the cost of labor is more attractive for companies to invest. but on the other hand, you know, in france and in europe, the level of education for people is very high. so we have a very, very strong, you know, population to work. we have very strong infrastructure. so it's also a big place to invest. >> are you a supporter of holland and some of the things he's done? >> well, you know, they've done a few things. i would love to have more to be done, to be done because i think, again, france needs to be more attractive. >> are you rooming with -- >> i thought he was in russia now. >> even though he's an honorary citizen. >> we have a lot of business in europe, in russia, actually, and
CNBC
Mar 19, 2013 6:00am EDT
written is the law of the land for now. >> meaning that you're going to be seeing these huge increases. what do you hear back from some of the big employees when you tell them 32% more than you did last year. >> it's not the large employers, becky. it's the individual market and small group market. this fee of $64 a year goes to every employer. not just large employers. >> what do you hear back when you tell them this? >> a lot of them are surprised. that was part of the legislation that was passed in 2010. >> but do they think you're the bad guys? >> no. we explain where it comes from? >> mark, i would love to ask you about what you have described as your mission to make a all the mindful business benefits that you have brought to the 34,000 aetna employees to make them part of the benefits that they get. would love to hear how that mission is going and what you think some of the next steps will be. >> arianna, that's a great question. >> when employees are stressed their health care costs are $2,000 higher. it has an impact on their health. it has a microbiological impact on their he
CNBC
Mar 14, 2013 6:00am EDT
sugary drinks is set to continue in june. a ruling struck down the the the new law hours after. the ban, which has been set -- just set to take effect -- was set to take effect, i apologize, this past thursday. would have barred restaurants, movie theaters from selling larger than 16 ounces. that's a small cup you have there. i don't think that would have counted. this morning we are highlighting some of the great entrepreneurs and disruptors. invite-only gathering of the 150 top tech company founders. joining us now on the set is eric kippo. former ceo of huffington post. also former ceo of ziff davis. what are the biggest ones? >> maker bots. my prescription is a little more complicated. >> they won't do it i have one question for you. you obviously ran the company. it sold to aol for a lot of money. people thought it was a great deal. all the reports say you didn't want to sell. given where the markets are today and given all the confidence, do you wish you would have stuck with that? >> first of all, all of us are very happy we sold the company for the the price we sold it. but
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